May
01

Honors defense today

I did my honor thesis defense today, and I passed it! I am so excited about this. Here I’d like thank to all people who supported me during the past four years. I’d also want to say thank you to Prof. Junping Shi for his patient mentorship and erudition. Also thank you for the my…
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May
01

March&April

During the past March & April, I focused on writing my thesis. Since most of my thesis covered data presentations, I did a deep research about how to plot the graphs. The software that I used including MATLAB, R studio and Excel. MATLAB was used to measure the fit of the model. R studio was used to…
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Apr
09

Research Update for last semester

Last semester, I’ve been doing building up the model which can be used to predict the behavior of the movie revenue, and finding suitable dataset to test the accuracy of the model. Additionally, based on literature review, I determined several parameters included in my model, such as movie’s weekly revenue as well as accumulative revenue,…
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Aug
21

Followup on my Honors Fellows research

I’ve been through a really hard time on my research this summer. I was thinking about building a model for music streaming numbers at first but having been through all the research this summer, I found the topic to be kind of unobtainable for me. I was thinking of using the data from Spotify and…
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Apr
10

Abstract

Since the emergence of internet and portable listening devices such as iPod and smartphones in the past 20 years, online music streaming platforms become the mainstream way of listening to music instead of CD and tapes. The power of internet and social media has dominated the world. Though some previous research touched on the field…
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